Nov 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
at l.a.x. today, f.b.i. agents were at the apartment where paul anthony ciancia has been living outside of los angeles. they escorted one of his roommates to his cartelling reporters they needed to interview him. armando basco is his neighbor. >> we never thought -- he's a very quiet guy. >> reporter: since being wheeled into the hospital friday, ciancia has been heavily sedated and unable to talk. this picture was taken moments after police shot him to end the rampage. that's when they say ciancia told them that he acted alone and was dropped off at the airport by a friend. police also found a hand-written letter in his bag. in its ciancia wrote he made the conscious decision to try to kill multiple t.s.a. employees in order to instill fear in your traitorous minds. he mentionedded a new world order and mocked former homeland security secretary janet napolitano. the assault rifle he allegedly used in the shooting was purchased legally in california. paul ciancia grew up in pensville, new jersey, classmates at his c.a.t. like high school say he was quiet and unremarkable. today ciancia'
Nov 1, 2013 5:30pm PDT
is identified as 23-year-old paul ciancia of los angeles who also has roots in new jersey. a note found in his bag may hold a clue to the motive and john miller will have more about that, but first we'll go to carter evens at l.a.x. >> reporter: stranded passengers are still scattered across the airport. when the shooting started this morning people ran for cover. some hid under ticket counters, others even ran out on to the tarmac and hid under a plane until the shooting stopped. the police calls at 9:20 a.m. in the middle of the morning rush at los angeles international. >> dark blue or black clothing. >> reporter: passengers inside terminal three describe shots and a stampede of terrified people heading toward tkwaors leading to the carmack. >> i didn't see his face. i just saw the gun. and i was terrified. and like everybody else was. we were all just on the ground. >> reporter: the shooting began at a tsa check point. the suspect pulled a semi automatic rifle out of its bag. los angeles police chief. >> he proceeded up into the screening area where tsa screeners are and continued shoo ent
Nov 1, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. at least one of them is in critical condition. the suspect is identified as 23-year-old paul ciancia of los angeles who has roots in new jersey. he is wounded and in custody. a note found in his bag may hold the clues to a motive. john miller will have more about that but first carter evans is at lax for us this evening. carter? >> reporter: scott, terminal 3 is still shut down. many of the roads in and out of lax are closed. and stranded passengers are scattered all over the airport as the investigation continues. the police calls began at 9:20 a.m. in the middle of the morning rush at los angeles international. >> black blue or dark clothing. >> reporter: passengers inside terminal 3 describe shots and then a stampede of terrified people heading toward doors leading out to the tarmac. >> i didn't see his face. i just saw the gun. and i was terrified. and like everybody else was. we were all just on the ground. >> reporter: the shooting began at a tsa check point. the suspect pulled a semi auction rifle out of its bag. los angeles police chief. >> he pred up into the screening area where t